NX Hub Aims

We are building a local community of entrepreneurs and support business start-up and growth.

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Our aims

"To bring together a creative, digital and social ecosystem. We will be a home for entrepreneurs to collaborate, learn and grow ideas and businesses."

The mission of the NX Hub is to provide practical training and advice to local entrepreneurs in New Cross, Lewisham and beyond, with a particular focus on supporting entrepreneurs from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, and female entrepreneurs.

Drawing on Goldsmiths’ distinctive strengths we will have a particular focus on:

  • Creative and digital economy - We will draw on Goldsmiths’ research innovations in experience economy, immersive technology, design, music and computing to support the creative and digital industries
  • Innovative business models and support - Helping enterprises to become investment-ready, technology-ready, and people-ready
  • Environmental awareness and sustainability - Supporting enterprise development alongside caring for the planet

NX Hub builds on our record of work with local partners to support business startup and growth. We work with Lewisham Council to deliver business growth support to SMEs via the Dek Growth Programme and Digital Grid Partnership, and specific support for creative businesses through ShapesLewisham.

Our strengths span entrepreneurship, business and management, and our academics have extensive experience providing consultancy and mentoring to businesses in every sector.

In particular, academic departments and spin-offs including the Institute of Management StudiesInstitute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship and i2 Media underpin our business support work.